Day Burnham-On-Sea fundraising 'super-gig' to be held today
fundraising 'super-gig' is to be held at Burnham-On-Sea's Princess
Theatre on Easter Sunday (March 27th).
acts will play during the day-long event, which is being organised
by the team behind Burnham's Folkfest to raise money for the town's
Hillview Carnival Club.
will open at 1pm with the first act onstage at 2pm. The schedule
will be: 2pm Bouncing Biscuit, 3.30pm Chiller, 5pm Big Joe Bone,
6.30pm Vermin, 8pm Ish Kabbible and 9.30pm Leylines.
Chairman Dom Wills told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Though Folkfest
is unlikely to ever happen again, the committee maintains its
commitment to the promotion of live music in Burnham."
show and the one on September 3rd will perhaps be the best we've
ever put on. All door-takings will be donated to Hillview Carnival
Club. All bar takings will be used to finance further gigs in
really hope the people of Burnham support this endeavour in the
same way they've always supported Folkfest."
buying an all-day wristband will be able to enjoy the fist-pumping
folk rock anthems of The Leylines: the old time swing and sizzling
klezmer of outrageous Gypsy dance band Ish Kabbible: the excellent
Eighties gothtronica of Chiller, with their top-notch covers of
the likes of Gary Numan, Visage and The Cult: the hi-energy West
Country folk punk of Vermin: the deep blues and storming bluegrass
of Big Joe Bone: and the feel-good super-danceable pop rock covers
of Bouncing Biscuit."
first reported here
last year that FolkFest had been axed due to a pressure on resources.
FolkFest website here
also confirms that no event will be held in 2016.
on in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge